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Hitching Post Studios Inn, Santa Cruz

2-star2 stars
1717 Soquel AvenueSanta CruzCA95062United States of America

Motel with outdoor pool, near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsFor every 10 nights, get 1 free!
Good internet service
Delicious food
Reasonable beach
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From 94 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Hitching Post Studios Inn, Santa Cruz

from $75
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking
  • Studio, 1 King Bed, Kitchen
  • Studio, 2 Double Beds, Kitchen

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 31 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
Working away
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Garden
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free long-distance calls
Food and drink
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Hitching Post Studios Inn, Santa Cruz’s small print

Also known as

  • Hitching Post Motel
  • Hitching Post Motel Santa Cruz
  • Hitching Post Santa Cruz
  • Hitching Post Studios Inn Santa Cruz
  • Hitching Post Studios Inn
  • Hitching Post Studios Santa Cruz
  • Hitching Post Studios
  • Hitching Post Hotel Santa Cruz


The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 15.00 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hitching Post Studios Inn, Santa Cruz


  • In Eastside Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - 32 min walk
  • Main Beach - 31 min walk
  • Santa Cruz Harbor - 14 min walk
  • Ocean Street - 21 min walk
  • Museum of Art & History - 30 min walk
  • Town Clock - 30 min walk
  • Pacific Garden Mall - 31 min walk

Getting around

  • Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal) - 18 min drive
  • San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.) - 40 min drive
  • San Jose, CA (RHV-Reid Hillview) - 43 min drive
  • Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal) - 44 min drive
  • Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula) - 45 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Good 7.0 From 113 reviews

Hitching Post Studios Inn, Santa Cruz
Very Good8.0
Lovely hotel at Santa Cruz
Eveeything is good for here,got drict tv in room ,free wifi,free coffee in room ,only the shower room is too narrow for big guy to turn body around when take shower,but it’s a lovely hotel at Santa Cruz~
Jonathan, us2 night trip
Hitching Post Studios Inn, Santa Cruz
Very Good8.0
Comfy bed, cold A/C, dark, but overall a good stay
The bed was very comfortable and the air conditioner was excellent at keeping it cold at night, which is so important for me to be able to sleep well. I also really liked that they gave a bag of snacks when you first check in. The only thing I really wish it had was more lighting. The space is older, meaning the ceilings are lower and surfaces not as sparkling as they probably once were. More lighting would open the place up so much more and keep the shadows from making corners look darker than necessary.
Kristin, us1 night trip
Hitching Post Studios Inn, Santa Cruz
Very Good8.0
Cozy and comfy
Cozy place and great rate compared to others we were looking at and not far from The Mystery spot and Winchster Mystery house to of our destinations on our road trip.
Tiffany, us1 night trip
Hitching Post Studios Inn, Santa Cruz
Very Good8.0
This is a no-frills stay, but comfortable.
Detrah, us1 night trip
Hitching Post Studios Inn, Santa Cruz
Very Good8.0
Good place
This motel is just fine for budget stay, clean rooms, comfortable beds, and good internet connection at no additional costs. Originally a 1 night stay I ended up staying 3 nights.
Ron, us1 night trip

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Hitching Post Studios Inn, Santa Cruz

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